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The reading cure : how books restored my appetite, Laura Freeman

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The reading cure : how books restored my appetite
Title
The reading cure
Title remainder
how books restored my appetite
Statement of responsibility
Laura Freeman
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of fourteen, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia. She had seized the one aspect of her life that she seemed able to control, and struck different foods from her diet one by one until she was starving. But even at her lowest point, the one appetite she never lost was her love of reading. As Laura battled her anorexia, she gradually re-discovered how to enjoy food - and life more broadly - through literature. Plum puddings and pottles of fruit in Dickens gave her courage to try new dishes; the wounded Robert Graves' appreciation of a pair of greengages changed the way she thought about plenty and choice; Virginia Woolf's painterly descriptions of bread, blackberries and biscuits were infinitely tempting. Book by book, meal by meal, Laura developed an appetite and discovered an entire library of reasons to live. The Reading Cure is a beautiful, inspiring account of hunger and happiness, about addiction, obsession and recovery, and about the way literature and food can restore appetite and renew hope
Cataloging source
VHOB
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Freeman, Laura
Dewey number
616.8526
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Freeman, Laura
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Books and reading
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Eating disorders in adolescence
  • Reading, Psychology of
  • Anorexia nervosa
Target audience
adult
Label
The reading cure : how books restored my appetite, Laura Freeman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061922701
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
260 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781474604642
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027456511
Label
The reading cure : how books restored my appetite, Laura Freeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061922701
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
260 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781474604642
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027456511

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